Reading Time: 7 minutes 2020 has been one of the strangest years that many of us have ever experienced. It’s had lows, even lower lows and most of us will be ushering it out of the door on the 31st and giving it a good kick on the way. COVID-19 has been hard for everyone, many lives lost and businesses forced to close their doors. Yet, with all the
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Prof. Kamal Mahawar is a Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital since April 2011 and a Visiting Professor at the University of Sunderland. He takes a significant interest in research into bariatric surgery and has led many international collaborations.
He has co-authored over 175 peer-reviewed articles and multiple book chapters in prestigious titles including the Companion Series and Oxford Textbook of Surgery. He has also been awarded an honorary professorship by Shri Aurobindo Medical College & Postgraduate Institute, Indore (MP), India. Prof. Mahawar has delivered invited talks at many national and international conferences and has lectured in countries around the world including the USA, Germany, France, Belgium, Mexico, UAE, India, and Turkey.
Prof. Mahawar is one of the highest volume bariatric surgeons in the United Kingdom with his volumes consistently above the 90th percentile according to the data published by the National Bariatric Surgery Registry. Professor Mahawar regularly performs sleeve gastrectomy, one anastomosis gastric bypass, roux-en-y gastric bypass, and revisional bariatric procedures of varying types. He leads the Tier 3 services at Sunderland Royal Hospital, which has consistently been one of the highest volume bariatric surgery centres in the UK for over a decade now.